TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1994

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend Tom Galovich of the Assembly of God Church of Eureka


1.                   Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt proclamation.


1.                   Resolution Commending Frank Wingo for 30 Years of Service to the County (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Reschedule for the meeting of May 17, 1994.

2.                   Resolution Commending Dorothy Flocchini for 30 Service Years to the County (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution for her service in the Public Health Department.

D.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

These matters are routine in nature and are usually approved by a single vote. Prior to the meeting, any member of the public may request any member of the Board to pull a particular item for further discussion.

Administrative Office (CAO)

1.                   Appropriation Transfer from Contingency Fund for Department of Social Services

RECOMMENDATION: Transfer $24,866 for Security Guard Line Item.

2.                   Letter of Support and Cooperation for Application for Grant Funds

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter for Redwood Community Action Agency.

3.                   Orick Tourist Information Booth Agreement

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement with Orick Chamber of Commerce.

4.                   Empowerment Zone Enterprise Community Application Funding Request

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $10,000 from the Contingency Fund.

Agricultural Commissioner

5.                   Amending County Code for Annual Registration Fee for Weighing and Measuring Devices

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 2036 as amended for Section 715-6 of Chapter 5 of Division 1.


6.                   Acquisition of Jail--Phase II Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer of $59,123 from Contingency Fund.

Board of Supervisors

7.                   Humboldt Women for Shelter's Honoring Women Dinner (Supervisor Neely)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign certificates of appreciation for presentation on May 19.

8.                   Letter in Support of Benbow Dam Permit (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign letter.

District Attorney

9.                   Purchase of Computer Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget in the amount of $33,637.

Eel River Marshal

10.               Request for Supplemental Budget of $2,400 for Purchase of Safety Equipment

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

Employment Training

11.               Approval and Adoption of Current Option 9 Proposals

RECOMMENDATION: Forward proposals to the State Community Revitalization Team (CERT).

12.               Coordinated Services Strategy Agreement with Employment Development Department

RECOMMENDATION: Authorize Chair to sign agreement.

Library Services

13.               Transfer of $15,000 from Contingency Fund to Capital Projects Line Item

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.

Mental Health

14.               Transfer of Mental Health Vehicle to Motor Pool

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


15.               Amending Memorandum of Understanding for Units 1-4--Engineer Registration Incentive

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. 94-42 and authorize Chair to execute amendment.

Public Works

16.               Temporary Pay Increase for Lance Lawry, Senior Engineering Technician

RECOMMENDATION: Approve pay increase.

17.               Declare 2 Dump Truck Beds and 2 Single-Front Telescoping Hoists Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and authorize sale of same.


18.               Transfer of $42,600 from Contingency Fund to Cover Price of Paper Purchase

RECOMMENDATION: Approve transfer.


19.               Hiring Freeze Exemption for Filling of Deputy Sheriff I/II Position

RECOMMENDATION: Grant exemption.

20.               Supplemental Budget with Offsetting Revenue from Asset Forfeiture Account

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $13,000.


11:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors

1.                   Visitor Information Center/Tourism Promotion Program (Supervisor Heider)

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file report from Garberville/Redway Chamber of Commerce members.

11:15 a.m. Public Works

2.                   Request to Use A.W. Way County Park as a Temporary High School Site

RECOMMENDATION: Continue to the meeting of May 17, 1994.

F.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Planning and Building

1.                   Mad River Environmental Impact Report Revised Schedule and Project Supervisor Cost

RECOMMENDATION: Allocate up to an additional $10,000 for EIR completion; approve revision to work plan; and prepare revised budget for revised work plan and schedule.

Administrative Office (CAO)

2.                   Report on Proposed Legislation (if required) (No Report Required)

3.                   Update on Option 9 (Proposed Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative) (No Action)


1.                   Reports on Board Member Travel at County Expense (No Action)

2.                   Reports on Board Member Meeting Attendance (No Action)

3.                   Appointments to Citizens' Advisory Committee to Work with Law Enforcement

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Patty Berg, Ron Ballard, Toni Martin, Kay Schaser and Allan Edwards.

4.                   Request for County Counsel Services from Humboldt County Resource Conservation District

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request as conditioned for a period of six months.

H.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Authorized County Counsel to:defend City Garbage Company action; send letter in support of DeVita v. Napa, an initiative which limits development of agricultural lands in affected areas; and send letter of support in the Supreme Court reviewing the action on Los Angeles v. Sasaki

I.                     PUBLIC APPEARANCES--1:30 P.M.

This 15-minute portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda that is under the jurisdiction of the Board. It is requested that speakers sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber by 1:25 p.m.


1.                   A long list of citizens spoke at this meeting (see scanned document for details).

J.                   PUBLIC HEARINGS 1:45 P.M.

Planning and Building

1.                   Continued Public Hearing on the Eureka Community Plan

RECOMMENDATION: Continue public hearing to May 24, 1994 at 1:45 p.m.

K.                  CHECK REGISTERS

1.                   Check Registers Covering Disbursements Made During the Period Ending May 5, 1994

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with Resolution No. 1024 there are herewith submitted check registers covering disbursements made during the period ending May 5, 1994

L.                   ADJOURNMENT

Any written materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Board of Supervisors less than 72 hours prior to the Board meeting, and that are public records subject to the Public Records Act, are available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board at 825 5th Street, Suite 111, Eureka (476-2384), during normal business hours.

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and nine (9) copies of each document to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 111 of the County Courthouse, 825 5th Street in Eureka (476-2384). Documentation includes, but is not limited to, written correspondence, audio and video tapes, maps, photographs, and petitions. Failure to submit the required number of copies will result in the document/s not being placed in the official record. (Per Board of Supervisors' policy adopted on March 21, 1995.)

The Chamber is wheelchair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the lot on K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.  If you are a person with a disability, and you need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (707) 476-2384, or (707) 445-7299 (fax).  Requests for such modifications or accommodations must be made at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.